Teaching Children about bees with The Bee Lady…Sara Russ…KM044

Sara Russ Podcast

Sara Russ is “The Bee Lady“, when she is not busy raising new Queen Bees she is busy visiting schools to talk to children about the wonderful world of Bees. You can download the show HERE or click on the play button above.

Sara is a qualified early childhood teacher and is passionate about bees and beekeeping and she loves to talk to children about bees and is known around Auckland as the “The Bee Lady”

Sara and her husband Dallas have been keeping bees for around ten years, they are involved in all aspects of beekeeping. Dallas and Sara are successful Queen Breeders.

Photo by Pentadact
Photo by Pentadact
    You will learn:-

  • Why is Sara is called the “The Bee Lady”
  • Why the bees use a Hexagon in their comb.
  • What’s the funniest thing a child has asked.
  • Varroa Mites are seen as a minor problem in South Africa
  • Why The Bee Movie is Sara’s favorite movie.

If you would like to buy “The Bee Movie” and help out kiwimana, here is our Amazon link for the movie:- The Bee Movie.

Sara’a visits the Henderson Primary School

Bee Lady at Henderson Primary School
Photo courtesy of Powerful Pollinators

Sara recently visited the Henderson primary school, you can find some photos of the day at this great blog Powerful Pollinators. Thanks to Miss Howard for letting us use the photo on our blog.

Resources Mentioned:-

Interview with the Author Raymond Huber, here is our interview :-
Raymond Huber – Beekeeping Author

Sara’s Recommended Book

Photo by CollegeDegrees360
Photo by CollegeDegrees360
The Internet :), it can be searched HERE

Contact Details

Sara and Dallas Company: Dal’s Pollination +64 9 276 4855
…for all your Queen Needs..

The Bee Lady Facebook page is at The Bee Lady

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2 thoughts on “Teaching Children about bees with The Bee Lady…Sara Russ…KM044

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    Nicky Maera says:

    We are an ECE centre currently learning about insects in particular bees I was wondering if there was any way you could come and show us your bees and a beehive where there is honey inside for the children please .

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